Medical Billing and Coding

A Vital Member of the Healthcare Team

Take your medical office skills to the next level! This combined 80-hour billing and coding course offer the skills needed to solve insurance billing problems, how to manually file claims (using the CPT and ICD-10 manual), complete common insurance forms, trace delinquent claims, appeal denied claims, and use generic forms to streamline billing procedures. The course covers the following areas: CPT (Introduction, Guidelines, Evaluation, and Management), specialty fields (such as surgery, radiology, and laboratory), ICD-10 (Introduction and Guidelines), and basic claims processes for medical insurance and third-party reimbursements. Students will learn how to find the service and codes using manuals, (CPT, ICD-10 and HCPCS). NWCA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Medical Billing & Coding Specialist (MBCS) Exam at an extra cost to the participant.

National Certification: After obtaining practical work experience (6 months to 2 years), students who complete this course could be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) – Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC) or Certified Outpatient Coder Exam (COC); the American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam; and/or other National Certification Exams.

FINANCIAL AID MAY BE AVAILABLE

  • Average Annual Salary$42,884

  • Potential Career PathsInsurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Occupational Outlook Handbook

SHORT-TERM CERTIFICATE TRAININGS AVAILABLE

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Julie Thomas

Julie Thomas

Department : Workforce Training & Community Education

Julie.Thomas@iavalley.edu

641-844-5621

Jon Nunez Garcia

Jon Nunez Garcia

Department : Administration

Jon.Nunez@iavalley.edu

641-844-5656

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